Inspiration and Insights

Black Artists – Celebrating the Creative Edge

From premier black-owned wineries, such as Heitz and Burgess Cellars, to contemporary artists, such as Mark Bradford, these black enterprises and entrepreneurs are unrivaled in their style, quality, and innovation. Thanks to them, we enjoy the art of good living each day.

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Win in the Marketplace by Rewarding Top Talent

AT&T CEO and Chair Randall Stephenson recently said “There is a need to retool yourself, and you should not expect to stop…People who do not spend 5 to 10 hours a week in online learning will obsolete themselves with the technology”. He states that for organizations to win in the market, they must help their…

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The Gilded Age Meets Corporate Gifts

  Is there a difference between corporate gift giving and personal giving? In some ways no …. they share the same goals and outcome: creating a treasured memory acknowledging success, achievement, a milestone event, a celebration showing thoughtfulness and attention to detail giving a gift that is meaningful to the recipient However, personal gift giving…

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50 Tips for Successful Gift Giving

1. Quality, quality, quality. 2. Tailor your gift to the recipient. Don’t buy a gift that you like or a gift you think they need. Pay attention to what the gift recipient likes. 3. For large volume corporate gifts, give a gift that reflects your company’s spirit, culture, and brand. For example, an airline can…

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The Secret Ingredient to Business Success

“In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to thosewho show their good qualities in action.” —Aristotle The success of any business, big or small, rests solely on the backs of its employees. From maintenance to CEOs, every individual is paramount. That’s why it is so important for employers to acknowledge these…

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